If like me you find reassurance, calm and restoration among plants and trees then you'll know how real that connection is. That thing you're feeling is biophilia.
I once heard a chef on Radio 4 say that to make pesto you can use any green herb, any nuts and any cheese. With windowsill herbs and cupboard ingredients, here goes!
It isn't a rose at all, not even in the same family but wow does this beauty deserve the title. Here's a shout out to the humble, dainty primrose.
When gorse is out of bloom, kissing is out of season. When gorse is in bloom, make refreshing gorse flower cordial and floral ice.
I heard Amy say in a podcast that she had waited nearly a decade to write this book. What she has created is testament to doing something at the right time for the most perfect result.